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Han Dynasty Cocoon Jar

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Han Dynasty Cocoon Jar

 

Western Han Dynasty (206 B.C. – 8 A.D.)
Grey earthenware with vermilion, red, white and green pigments
High 29 cm., length 30 cm.

 

Han Dynasty Cocoon Jar, a painted pottery cocoon jar, of horizontal egg shape above an reverted foot and below a waisted neck, the elaborate painted design consists of three vertical vermilion bands bordered in white and decorated with criss-crossed lines. The space between the bands contains scrolls in red, green, and white, with white dots. The two ends of the cocoon are decorated by a circle containing a spiral.


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